Fitness Coordinator

The Lisbon Project is a non-profit organization that exists to protect and integrate the lives of migrants and refugees in the city of Lisbon. We are currently seeking volunteers to assist in the processes of welcoming, guiding and track-keeping of beneficiaries registered to the association. The fitness Coordinator is in charge of directing beneficiaries to services, performing follow-ups on their progress and being the beneficiary’s main contact person for fitness programs at the Lisbon Project.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • To be actively involved in designing fitness and wellness programs which fits our community.
  • To understand the Lisbon Project community requests and communicate them effectively.
  • Establish weekly clubs (Football/Cricket/Ping-Pong) and manage the clubs by ensuring adherence to the rules and regulations.
  • To be able to manage and coordinate the Nutritionist Clinics (once a month).
  • To be able to record the outcomes of each activity on our database.


  • Fluent in English and preferably fluent or advanced Portuguese. Other language skills are valued.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain a positive and constructive attitude.
  • Detail-oriented and efficient.
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work demands.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team with enthusiasm, initiative, and creativity.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including effective listening.
  • Cultural awareness and ability to interact with people from different cultures, genders, religions, and backgrounds.


  • Working in a team that aims to create impact.
  • Work experience.
  • Develop leadership skills in a dynamic and fun setting. 
  • Free tea and coffee (like all day long)! 
  • Meeting people from all over the world and getting to know their stories. 

Time Commitment: 15-20 hours per week / 6 months commitment

Intern/volunteer reports to: Health manager

We can’t do it without you! Thank you for being a part of our team.